TY - CHAP A1 - M. Mahruf C. Shohel ED1 - Joi L. Moore ED2 - Angela D. Benson Y1 - 2012-03-16 PY - 2012 T1 - Open and Distance Learning for Teachers' Professional Development: The English in Action (EIA) Model for the Global South N2 - This book, written by authors representing 12 countries and five continents, is a collection of international perspectives on distance learning and distance learning implementations in higher education. The perspectives are presented in the form of practical case studies of distance learning implementations, research studies on teaching and learning in distance learning environments, and conceptual and theoretical frameworks for designing and developing distance learning tools, courses and programs. The book will appeal to distance learning practitioners, researchers, and higher education administrators. To address the different needs and interests of audience members, the book is organized into five sections: Distance Education Management, Distance Education and Teacher Development, Distance Learning Pedagogy, Distance Learning Students, and Distance Learning Educational Tools. BT - International Perspectives of Distance Learning in Higher Education SP - Ch. 5 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/33117 DO - 10.5772/33117 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-27 ER -